Christine “Christy” Darbaris is a rising senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursing a B.A. in Economics. She was a Summer Programs Associate at FEE. She is from a small town south of Chicago and has run the Chicago marathon as well as multiple half marathons. Christy is passionate about economics, political theory, and history. She likes reading economic treatises and dislikes when her mother teases her for it. Christy also loves ceramics and likes to think she is an artist.